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I am ready to move back to Australia at this rate. I cough all the time. I can't sleep. I am tired and really don't want to crack more ribs this winter. I do not wan't to go down the sedative route every night so I can sleep. Does anyone have any tried and tested methods to stop thier coughing? The ventolin and seretide is not working anymore and I just want to sleep.
my asthma has been playing up for weeks - I haven't had any viruses so I can't really think why it is out of control. I swapped from Seretide to Symbicort around a year ago and all was going well until recently - chest is tight every morning and very mucusy.
Sorry for not getting back to you. Am living on codeine so I can stop coughing and sleep. Have pulled muscles in my chest so am off to the gp for a reassessment. I don't get a tight chest just phlegm and cough cough cough. Wil look into the symbiocort though.
For me it's no doubt mould which triggers of symptoms for me - as soon as it rains, I get the tight chest followed by the coughing of mucus. I definitely intend on moving overseas when I'm older otherwise I will die young in this country - seriously, when I lived in Spain I was completely medication free...
i found i did not have to go back to australia(how could i have left Queensland for this!!!) after starting on symbicort. before then i had a mountain of drugs and found it hard to leave home in clod weather due to the unstoppable coughing. symbicort has made a huge difference.